POLITICS
12/11/2010 08:44 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Get To Know Your Incoming House Committee Chairs

With the GOP taking over the House of Representatives, there's going to be a major change in direction legislatively. John Boehner's charges will take over the plum chairmanships and assume committee majorities, an important part in reshaping the lower house's legislative agenda. Those assignments have all shaken out, and looking ahead, it's pretty clear that it's going to be an interesting two years!

We've sorted out the key assignments and colorful figures who will play a part in driving the legislative debate from now until 2012.

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BEFORE YOU GO
GOP House Committee Chairs You Should Know
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GOP House Committee Chairs You Should Know

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